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response to the sandy hook school shooting. a sweeping plan to overhaul america's gun laws. details came today at a white house ceremony. the $500 billion blueprint a is mixture of executive orders, and proposed legislation. the broader and more impactful ideas need congress to act. the president appealed to the hearts and minds of americans, while urging those lawmakers to act, and act soon. >> reporter: the president surrounded himself, with some of the children he knew gun laws will help protect. four children who wrote him letters. >> she said i know that laws have to be passed by congress. but i beg you to try very hardly. julia, i will try very hardly. >> reporter: he then laid out what he will push congress to pass. the assault rifles ban. require background checks on all gun sales. 40% of sales right now have no such checks. renew a 10 round limit on ammunition magazines, and more. >> the only way we can change, is if the american people demand it. >> reporter: then the president did what he could without action. he signed 23 measures, including tougher penalties for people who l
, in this new year of 2013, there's a lot going on in terms of corporate governance, regarding laws & trends. let's talk with becky yerak. she is a business reporter for the chicago tribune. one thing i thought that was really interesting is that now we have a comparison between what ceos make and the average employee, and that can be rather an eye-popping difference. > > exactly. if you thought that class warfare was bad during the election and during this tax battle, it could get even worse, because under a 2010 law, dodd-frank, public companies are supposed to disclose the relationship between what their ceo makes - that's already public information - but they are supposed to compare it and give a ratio with what their median employee, kind of the typical employee, makes. so this is something that people can compare from company to company just to see how much more - "wow, the ceo makes 300 times more than the typical worker here!" > in some companies it wouldn't be that dramatic - an investment bank, for example. but at other companies - you had mentioned earlier wal-mart - it would be a
. our cover story explains what's next. after a month of meetings with parents of victims, law enforecement and members of the national rifle association, president obama signed 23 executive actions that can be implimented without congressional approval. they include money for schools to hire a thousand security officers and restoring aid to research gun violence at the centers for disease control. "congress, too, must act, and congress must act soon." the president listed a half- billion-dollar effort that will need congressional approval to enforce universal background checks for anyone buying a weapon, reinstatement of the assault-weapons ban that expired, a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips defined as more than ten rounds, and more aggressive prosecution of gun laws. reaction was swift. "the vast majority of americans support common-sense gun regulation, and clearly the white house was listening." the national rifle association, which is reportedly planning to launch a daily tv talk show, released an ad critical of the president. the nra also issued this statement: in t
served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> all right, everyone. it's time for steven's monday announcement. >> thank you very much, beth. starting next week, we will be giving away ipad minis. >> the new rtm ipad mini giveaway. >> more details next week. >> jocelyn and dave are expecting their first baby but they hadn't told their family members. when they went to visit them, they had the camera rolling and gave them kid blocks, handed out to individual family members, spelled the word baby and they were going to see how long it took them to figure out they were announcing they were going to have a baby. watch grandma. >> it's a block. >> a baby! >> i think she just got it. >> she didn't get the wrapping pap
hook school shooting with a sweeping plan to overhaul america's gun laws. it's our top story at 7. emily schmidt has more. >> reporter: when 20 children died in the newtown elementary school shooting, president obama said if there's one thing we can do to prevent this, we have to try. wednesday, backed by children who wrote him letters calling for change, he outlined 23 executive orders. he's implementing them right now without need of congressional approval. >> and we can't put this off any longer. >> reporter: they include providing incentives for schools to hire school resource officers, and reviewing safety standards for gun locks and saves. he say that's just a start. >> to make a real and lasts difference, congress, too, must act. >> reporter: just three congressional actions, a universal background check for every gun sale. getting tough on people who buy guns intending to sell them to  criminals and banning military- style assault weapons like the one used in newtown, as well as ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds. if congress won't do it, he says, ask why
online to see if the amount is actually on the card. if it's not then contact your local law enforcement agency. >> i look at the packaging on everything i buy. >> deputies told me they're looking at finger prints and dna evidence to see if that'll lead them to the thieves. >>> the state of california's getting pore than a half billion -- more than a half billion dollar to help imimplement the state's healthcare -- implame neshgs t allowing people to compare and en-- the woman who wrote the long running device column,ary dear aby has died. ester died in 2002. phillips died of alzheimer disease. >> 4 high school students were arrested after a riot broke out near berkeley high. a cell phone video caught the aftermath. hundreds of people filled the streets of the the police called and arrested the 4 students 2 from burkely high school and 2 others from the alternative school burkely tech. >>> people are getting geared up with the san francisco 49ers. fans were stocking up on american with kaepernick jerseys a very hot commodity. the team made the playoffs for the second year in a row. >>> t
to teach law at uc berkley. >> a record number of applicants for undergraduate admission. 8.6% rise in applicants from last year for a totele of nearly 175,000. that includes fresh men and transfer students. they're seeing a surge in foreign applicants up 45% and for the first time latino students are the largest in state group applying for freshman spots at 32%. >> a federal overseer says it's too soon for california to retake control of the prison mental health system. last week you'll remember that governor brown argued our state has done enough to reform the system and should be allowed to resume control. today they said too many california inmates are still committing suicide and going without treatment for mental illness. the 609 page report was written before governor brown's proposal last week. >>> new information tonight on the bar pilot involved in this month's crash of a oil tanker into a bridge. he was guiding that tanker january 7th when it hit one of the bridge piers. he had three other incidents in his 7 years on duty. that's the second worst record among the 15 local
to curb gun violence. the nash rifle association opposes any new gun laws. jackie spear is calling on the president to use his executive powers to act. >> i recommended that he do by executive action as much as he can, because i am not very confident that this congress is going to have the guts to do what's right. >> the task force recommendations are expected to include requiring background checks for all gun purchases, a limit on the numbers of bullets allowed in magazines, and a new ban on assault weapons. >>> in the bay area, a gun buy back is scheduled for tomorrow in marin county. from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. >>> u.s. supreme court justice clarence thomas broke a 7-year long silence today when he spoke out loud during oral arguments, but he broke he violence not with a question, but a joke. thomas is known for rarely commenting from the bench. in fact, the last time he did so during a case was february of 2006. but today, during arguments, he made a joke about ivy league lawyers, poking fun at yale, where he graduated from law school. >> u.s. defense secretary said the obama
when it comes to adopts new highway laws. >>> facebook announced a new feature that will help users make more friends and new discoveries on the networking site. it could be quite some time before most people get to try it out. robert handa reports. >> reporter: news agencies came from around the world for facebook's new release. mark zuckerberg unveiled the grass search. >> that was really one-half of the equation. now people are going to have the ability to discover. >> reporter: enderly says helping people with shared interests connect could help people. but criticized facebook limited to bata use and still years away from most users. >> how they presented it was horrid. at the end of the day it was presented as another search feature. kind of a linked in light. >> reporter: people we talked to ranged from optimistic to disappointed. zuckerberg emphasizes monitoring the limited users will be key in improving and expanding grab search. in menlo park, robert handa, ktvu news. >>> my space unveiled its newly redesigned website entizing the public with the new album by justin timber
's a wonderful leader in law enforcement. i look forward to working with him. i don't expect any of the controversy that is surrounding him to be an issue for us. >> the public safety committee is expected to approve the contract later tonight. >>> there is a new proposal tonight to rename the san francisco airport in honor of the city's -- one of the city's most revered politicians. jana live now at sfo to tell us about the name campaign. jana. >> well, the idea is to put harvey milks' name right up there and change sfo to har ree nook san francisco sis key international airport. millions of passengers pass through sfo and the idea of renaming the airport after a politician is getting mixed reactions. today at city hal near the statue of former supervisor and gay activist harvey milk, the board heard a proposal to name the airport after the late politician. supervisor david campos authorized the plan. >> the 80 airports that have been named after an individual, not a single one of them has been named after an openly-gay person. in fact, there is no airport in the world, to our k
then laws have changed to make freeways, bridges and overpasses safer. quake experts fear many californians have grown complacent since then and are not prepared for the next big one. >>> a movie is in the works about the penn state sex abuse scandal and al pacino has signed on to play joe paterno. it'll be directed by the director of scar face which also starred pacino. it's about the late coach's final years. >>> in the running, the popular sporting event that lake tahoe sporting event that lake tahoe is hoping to host in the well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> lake tahoe is in the running to host the x games from 2014 to 2017. espn released the possible places. the sports orga
to teach law. >>> uc berkeley says it's received a report number of applications for the next freshman class. some 67,000 people have applied. that's a 10% hike from last year when 61,000 tried to get in. freshman applicants can expect to hear if they were expected on march 28. transfer students will know on april 26th. >>> california's latest employment report shows job growth holding steady statewide while the bay area saw its best year in more than a decade. unemployment remained at 9.8% that's the same as december. the nine county region added more than 91,000 jobs that's the best annual growth in a dozen years since 2000. that's when the bay area added 129,000 jobs at the height of the dot com surge. >>> the dow is at its highest point since the market bottomed out in march 2009. >> we're at a high since the recession started, one two as traders like to say the trend is your friend and the trend over the past four months is up. >> here's a five year chart of the dow from january 2008 until now. u.s. markets are closed on monday for the martin luther king jr. holiday. >>> elite sur
the president made a series of proposals and signed 23 executive orders that beefed up existing gun control law. the fierce senate hearings on the president's proposals are schedule for the end month. >>> there were separate shoots at gun shows across the nation today. in raleigh, north carolina, police say three people were injured when a shotgun accidentally fired. the owner brought it to the gown show to sell and didn't unload it. in minneapolis a man shot himself in the hand. and in medina, ohio a gun dealer found the he was checking out was loaded when he pulled the trigger and discharged. it wounded a bystander in the arm and leg. >>> those shootings came as hundreds of gun right activists took part in rallies at capitols today. >> today's event was one of several progun protests nationwide. many of the activists today said the proposed bans on some assault weapons and high capacity clips are just another way for the government to chip away at the 2nd amendment. >>> today was declared gun appreciation day by the group guns across america and urged gun owners to go to gun stores and range
stores and hotels and gave law enforcement time to prepare for an estimated 30,000 people many of who arrived by car. >> we stayed in capitola thinking it was going to be a short up the one. >> these fans ditched their car and opted walking a mile. >> we think siting in this traffic is going to take longer than we just walking. >> reporter: the surf action could only be viewed from a designated lot behind the oceana hotel. a place where tons of people were. some people compared this outdoor venue into a concert. but as long as there was a jumbotron showing the action no one seemed to mind. >> for more on the competition, you have to check it out go to our website ktvu.com and click on the mavericks tab. >>> san francisco authorities released the name of a 26-year- old man who was shot to death yesterday while driving near japan town. the victim was identified as jamal gaines of san francisco. jamal was driving a car last night when someone opened fire on his vehicle near gary and fillmore. he was struck by one bullet. he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. the gunm
options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant
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